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Sudan lifts threat to halt South oil exports

Leaders of Sudan and South Sudan agree to implement peace deal signed last year.

Last Modified: 04 Sep 2013 12:08
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Salva Kiir, South Sudan's president, has held bilateral talks with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in Khartoum to discuss the outstanding issues that remain following secession in 2011.

As a result of the meeting, Bashir lifted a threat to block South Sudan's oil exports. The two sides also agreed to implement a peace deal signed last year.

Al Jazeera's Harriet Martin reports from Khartoum.

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